By George R. R. Martin
George R. R. Martin, a author of unsurpassed imaginative and prescient, strength, and mind's eye, has created a landmark of myth fiction. In his broadly acclaimed A online game of Thrones, he brought us to a rare international of ask yourself, intrigue, and event. Now, within the eagerly awaited moment quantity during this epic saga, he once more proves himself a grasp myth-maker, atmosphere a typical opposed to which all different delusion novels could be measured for years to come.
Time is out of joint. The summer time of peace and lots, ten years lengthy, is drawing to a detailed, and the tough, relax wintry weather techniques like an indignant beast. nice leaders--Lord Eddard Stark and Robert Baratheon--who held sway over an age of enforced peace are dead...victims of royal treachery. Now, from the traditional fort of Dragonstone to the forbidding shorelines of Winterfell, chaos reigns, as pretenders to the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms organize to stake their claims via tempest, turmoil, and war.
As a prophecy of doom cuts around the sky--a comet the colour of blood and flame--six factions fight for regulate of a divided land. Eddard's son Robb has declared himself King within the North. within the south, Joffrey, the inheritor obvious, principles in identify purely, sufferer of the scheming courtiers who teem over King's touchdown. Robert's brothers every one search their very own dominion, whereas a disfavored apartment turns once again to conquest. And a continent away, an exiled queen, the mummy of Dragons, hazards every little thing to guide her useful brood throughout a difficult sizzling wilderness to win again the crown that's rightfully hers.
A conflict of Kings transports us right into a outstanding, forgotten land of revelry and revenge, wizardry and conflict. it's a story during which maidens cavort with madmen, brother plots opposed to brother, and the useless upward push to stroll within the evening. the following a princess masquerades as an orphan boy; a knight of the brain prepares a poison for a treacherous sorceress; and wild males descend from the Mountains of the Moon to ravage the countryside.
Against a backdrop of incest and fratricide, alchemy and homicide, the cost of glory might be measured in blood. And the spoils of victory may visit the boys and girls possessed of the coldest steel...and the coldest hearts. For whilst rulers conflict, the entire land feels the tremors.
Audacious, creative, brilliantly imagined, A conflict of Kings is a singular of incredible attractiveness and boundless enchantment--a story of natural pleasure you'll by no means forget.
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Extra info for A Clash of Kings (Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2)
Doubtless that was what they told Joffrey; Sansa was not so sure. ” “King Joffrey sits where Aegon the Dragon once sat, in the castle built by his son,” Ser Arys said. “He is the dragon’s heir—and crimson is the color of House Lannister, another sign. This comet is sent to herald Joffrey’s ascent to the throne, I have no doubt. ” Is it true? she wondered. Would the gods be so cruel? Her mother was one of Joffrey’s enemies now, her brother Robb another. Her father had died by the king’s command.
He always ground his teeth when he was angry. “Fool,” he growled at last, “my lady wife commands. ” No, the old maester thought, this is not you, not your way, you were always just, always hard yet never cruel, never, you did not understand mockery, no more than you understood laughter. Patchface danced closer, his cowbells ringing, clang-a-lang, dingding, clink-clank-clink-clank. The maester sat silent while the fool set the antlered bucket on his brow. Cressen bowed his head beneath the weight.
The other half’d do the same, only they’d rape you first. So you keep to yourself and make your water in the woods, alone. ” Leaving King’s Landing was easy, just like he’d said. The Lannister guardsmen on the gate were stopping everyone, but Yoren called one by name and their wagons were waved through. No one spared Arya a glance. They were looking for a highborn girl, daughter of the King’s Hand, not for a skinny boy with his hair chopped off. Arya never looked back. She wished the Rush would rise and wash the whole city away, Flea Bottom and the Red Keep and the Great Sept and everything, and every one too, especially Prince Joffrey and his mother.